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Veins In Hands And Feet Bulging
Hands and veins very swollen and painful. My hands and feet often swell (due to stimulants?) but this is extreme. Veins on hands bulge more than feet
Discuss w/ provider: The provider who prescribed the stimulants needs to know about this symptom and consider if it is a side effect or something else. In any case, that can lead to a corrective plan. Perhaps alternatives to long term stimulants can be found - they play rough w/ bodies over time. Call ASAP and best wishes for resolving this. ...Read more
Is it normal to have bulging veins in your feet, legs, arms, hands if you are skinny and fit for the most part? I'm 24 year old male 158lbs 5"11
Yes: Skinny people have less subcutaneous fat which makes veins more visible. Men tend to have bigger more noticeable veins and physically active people have larger veins to handle the volume of blood required to oxygenate active peripheral muscle in the body. So active men have bigger veins generally than inactive men and most women and in skinny people veins are more apparent. You are normal. ...Read more
Veins: Unfortunately , a bit more history is needed. See your family doc or vascular specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have buldging hard veins in the tops of my hands and top/bottom of my feet made worse by physical activity (eg biking) and also worse at night?
Hard to say: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without seeing them in person. Veins get bigger with more use. They can scar if they are injured, but thin athletic people who use their limbs typically have veins that are big and stand out without anything being wrong. ...Read more
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@ 2 months ago a vein in left hand has been bulging @ 1/4" and is painful to the touch, today another vein on left hand is now sensitive. Suggestions?
Thrombophlebitis: Superficial veins can develop clots in them called "superficial thrombophlebtitis" -- this is typically not dangerous, and should get better with Motrin and warm compresses. ...Read more
Compression: You can wear both compression stockings/socks and compression gloves. They may relieve symptoms related to the enlarged veins. Elevating your legs and decreasing salt intake may help as well. ...Read more
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